By the Way

Now for some real news

Supriya Sahu, IAS, has been recommended by the Prasar Bharati Board as the next DG Doordarshan. She will take charge after approval from the ACC. But in the meantime, there seems to be a lot of talk over her selection for the coveted job in the nearly dead organisation. A large chunk of professionals refuse to accept her credentials as fit to lead a huge force of techno-programme cadre. The Chairman of the Board too was heard to be fuming over the coup. He even had a showdown with the CEO. Sources reveal that to bring Doordarshan back on rails, he was set to promote a professional culture by inducting internal candidates. It is also learnt that he had sounded both the Ministers, who gave a nod to his scheme of things. In such a situation, the unexpected somersault in the guise of Sahu’s appointment has raised many an eyebrow. The haste to push the case of the lady officer as the lone candidate is also being frowned upon. Is a group of bureaucrats apprehending inconvenient times ahead, behind this move? Are these bureaucrats trying to hide something that is already known to others!

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

To Top
Latest Articles
close slider

Lastest Articles

 
From the Editor : Anil Tyagi
 
Corruption : From Raj to Rafale 3 : Opium of India Inc
 
Cover Story : The chosen ones
 
Governance : Central Bureau of IRONY
 
Governance : Mutual Benefit Club
 
Governance : Academic autocracy and authoritarianism?
 
Governance : Exercise in futility
 
Governance : Create Pockets of Tourist Excellence
 
EXPOSE : An intriguing deal
 
SILLY POINT : A tale of two handkerchiefs
 
Bric a brac : Trouble in neighbourhood
 
Bric a brac : Jewel of India
 
Bric a brac : Kejriwal eyes Haryana
 
Bric a brac : INLD no more
 
By the way : Time to party!
 
By the way : Unique problems
 
By the way : Deactivating investigations
 
By the way : Federal ruptures